Program matrix

Disclaimer: the program may be subject to changes.

 

 

Tuesday 10 September
ROOM Fitzroy and Derwent rooms Murray Room Swan Room
CHAIRS Andrew Wong & Elizabeth Pepper Henry Ma& Vincent Thijs
0900 – 1045 0830 – 1230
ASA + SSA
Australasian Stroke Academy workshop. Acute stroke management: everything you need to know
New Frontiers in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery ASTN Clinical Trials Workshop
0835 – 0855
Teddy Wu
Work flow (right patient right service right time)
Acute stroke assessment and selection for urgent imaging

0855 – 0925
Ben Clissold

CT Brain
The basics and utility in acute stroke assessment when it’s all you’ve got
0925 – 0955
Mark Parsons
CT Perfusion
What the fancy maps mean
“Master the art of perfusion” = real world application
0955 – 1025
Bernard Yan
CT Angiogram
“Understand it” including relevant cerebrovascular anatomy
“and apply it” = real world application

1025 – 1045
Henry Ma
The basics its application in acute stroke management
Welcome
Julie Bernhardt

CRE in Stroke Rehab and Brain Recovery

Keynote 1: Tackling the pressing issues in aphasia recovery and rehabilitation through a national, multidisciplinary program of research
Miranda Rose

CRE in Aphasia Rehab and Recovery
Phases of care
Renee Turner

Pre-clinical/Translational science
Phases of care
Erin Godecke

Acute
Phases of care
Sharon Kramer

Acute
Michele Sallaberger
Trial readiness: How to set up a clinical trial site?

Fiona Ellery
Managing a trial
Nicola Chapman
Pharmaceutical Industry requirements
Amy McDonald
Study coordinators: what do they do?
Henry Ma
Role of ASTN
Group discussion on boosting trial recruitment
1045 – 1115 Morning Tea
1115 – 1230 Cont… ASA + SSA Cont… New Frontiers in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery Cont… ASTN Clinical Trials Workshop
1115 – 1145
Richard Aviv
Tricky neuro-image interpretation in acute stroke therapy decisions
1145 – 1230
Small group case discussions: selection for acute reperfusion therapie
Phases of care
Liana Cahill

Subacute

Phases of care
Ian Kneebone

Psycho-social / mental health
Phases of care
Heidi Janssen

Community
Phases of care
Dawn Simpson

Community
Panel with all morning speakers
Stephen Davis
Acute stroke trials

Geoffrey Donnan AO
Prevention trials
Julie Bernhardt
Recovery trials
Erin Godecke
Trials in patients with communication problems
Leonid Churilov
Statistical aspects of clinical trials
1230 – 1330 Lunch
CHAIRS Cont… New Frontiers in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery
1330 – 1500 ANZSNR + SSA
Major Theme: Neurointervention issues

1330 – 1400
Ronil Chandra

Non-femoral access
1400 – 1430
Ferdinand Miteff
ICAD and the WEAVE trial
1430 – 1500
Hal Rice

Training and workforce review
Keynote 2
Pamela Duncan

Stroke Rehabilitation Trials: The Challenges and the Opportunities

Annie Hill
Tele and tech
Christopher Bladin
Tele and tech
1500 – 1530 Afternoon Tea
1530 – 1700 Cont… ANZSNR + SSA Cont… New Frontiers in Stroke Rehabilitation and Recovery
1530 – 1600
Brendan Steinfort
Management of intracranial dissections

1600 – 1630
Tudor Jovin
Thrombectomy beyond the 6 hour time window. Insights from an individual patient level meta-analysis (AURORA)
1630 – 1700
Peter Mitchell

ADAPT, Balloon Guide Catheter, Stentretriever, Distal vs Proximal aspiration, transfemoral-transradial-direct puncture? A personal approach to mechanical thrombectomy
Consumer focus
Brooke Ryan / Rochelle Pitt

Impact on families

Consumer focus
Vivian Fu

Taking Charge After Stroke (TACAS) study
Consumer focus
Emma Power

Implementation science
Reflection

 

 

Wednesday 11 September
0730 – 0830 AuSCR Joint Steering and Management Committee Meeting (The Waldorf on London Conference Centre)
ROOM Royal Theatre
CHAIRS Yash Gawarikar & Helen Dewey
0820 – 0900 Opening Ceremony
0900 – 1030 Plenary session 1
0900 – 1000
Tudor Jovin
How much imaging is needed to select acute stroke patients for thrombectomy?

1000 – 1030
Peter Mitchell
Late time window mechanical thrombectomy – selection, challenges and outcomes
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea (Exhibition Hall)
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatrette Sutherland Theatrette
CHAIRS Bernard Yan & Ferdinand Miteff Kate Hayward & David Copland Timothy Kleinig & William O’Brien
Symposium 1
Theme: INR
Symposium 2
Theme: From neurobiology to improved clinical outcomes: not getting lost in translation
Abstract session 1
Theme: Reperfusion and thrombolysis
Symposium 3 – Cardiovascular Industry Session
Theme: Novel Stroke Prophylaxis Strategies
When should cardiac occlusion therapy be considered?

Sponsored by Abbott
1100 – 1230 1100 – 1120
Tim Ang
How much imaging is required for ECR? Be selective or treat everyone with a pulse

1120 – 1140
Andrew Cheung
What to do with tandem proximal ICA stenosis?
1140 – 1200
Ronil Chandra
Arterial Dissection- Do nothing vs many stents
1200 – 1220
Brendan Steinfort
Evolution thrombectomy: a feast of highly complex techniques
1220 – 1230
Questions
Panelists
Rebecca Scroop
Ankur Garg
Ferdinand Miteff
1100 – 1115
Kate Hayward
Stroke recovery treatment trials: How much of what for who and when post-stroke?

1115 – 1130
Heidi Janssen
Translating from bench to bedside: Lessons learned from the AREISSA trial
1130 – 1145
Erin Godecke
The “must haves” in clinical trial treatment fidelity: It’s more important than you think.
1145 – 1200
David Copland
The development of biomarkers for aphasia rehabilitation trials – current state and future directions
1200 – 1215
Michael O’Sullivan
Cognition in recovery trials: Why is it hard and what can we do?
1215 – 1230
Questions
1100 – 1110
Skye Coote
The Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit utilising clinician-based triage to optimise service delivery

1110 – 1120
William Diprose
Differential effect between i.v. propofol and volatile inhalational general anesthetic agents in endovascular clot retrieval
1120 – 1130
Jenny Han
Trajectory of recovery following clot retrieval- lessons from trials using simulation
1130 – 1140
Timothy Kleinig
Head-down position improves blood flow in acute stroke measured by CT perfusion (CTP): interim results of the Head-START study
1140 – 1150
Leon Edwards
Impact of interhospital transfer on patients undergoing endovascular thrombectomy for acute ischaemic stroke in an Australian setting
1150 – 1200
Anna Ranta
New Zealand Reperfusion Registry Data 2015 to 2018
1200 – 1210
Prajwal Gyawali
Modulating Whole Blood Viscosity to improve cerebral perfusion in acute ischemic stroke
1210 – 1220
Angela Dos Santos
Stroke Risk Factors and Outcomes in Indigenous Australians verse non-Indigenous Australians at a Large Regional Centre
1220 – 1230
Xia Wang
Adopting a patient-centred approach in acute stroke trials with use of a utility-weighted modified Rankin Scale
Ross Sharpe
PFO Closure – Addressing the unmet need of reducing the risk of recurrent ischemic stroke

Jason Sharp
LAA Occlusion – An alternative therapy for reducing the risk of stroke in AF patients
Hans Christoph Diener
Scientific status of PFO and LAA occlusion for the prevention of stroke
1230 – 1400 Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatrette Sutherland Theatrette
CHAIRS Yash Gawarikar Claire Muller
Symposium 4
Theme: Heart and stroke
Symposium 5
Theme: Recovery
Symposium 6
Theme: ICH
Symposium 7 – Neurovascular Industry Session
Theme: Intracranial disease
Sponsored by Stryker
1400 – 1530 1400 – 1415
Rajeev Pathak
TCH: Cardiac risk factors for stroke and their modifications

1415 – 1430
Vincent Thijs
Neurologist: Neurologists perspective on AF and stroke
1430 – 1445
Prash Sanders
RAH: AF monitoring, TREND study data and meta-analysis, implications for stroke
1445 – 1500
Jonathan Kalman

Can we improve mortality and stroke outcomes by ablation of atrial fibrillation?
1500 – 1515
Hans Christoph Diener
Recent insights into prevention of thromboembolic events and bleeding in AF and ESUS

1515 – 1530
Questions

 

1400 – 1415
Pamela Duncan
Embracing prediction algorithms for clinical practice and trials

1415 – 1430
Carolyn Unsworth
In the driver’s seat: Driving after stroke
1430 – 1445
Natasha Lannin
Return to work after stroke
1445 – 1500
Elisabeth Preston
Self-management for stroke survivors
1500 – 1515
Maree Hackett
Mood after stroke
1515 – 1530
Questions
1400 – 1420
Craig Anderson
Where next in finding a proven treatment for ICH?

1420 – 1440
Steve Davis
Treatment targets in ICH
1440 – 1500
Claire Muller
Amyloid angiopathy
1500 – 1520
Peter Mews
Neurosurgical perspectives in ICH

1520 – 1530
Questions
Bernard Yan
Opening remarks

Tudor Jovin
Clinical update and implications for the future of ICAD treatment
Thomas Leung
Patient Selection for ICAD
Hon-Man Liu
Ideal patients for treatment- examples
Thomas Leung and Hon-Man Liu
To treat or not to treat?
Panel Discussion
1530 – 1535 Move between sessions
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatre Sutherland Theatrette
CHAIRS Charlotte Ermine & David Blacker Andrew Bivard & Thomas Lillicrap Sharon Kramer & Vivian Fu
1535 – 1635 Abstract session 2
Theme: Basic science
Abstract session 3
Theme: Neuroimaging
1545 – 1645
ASTN AGM
Abstract session 4
Theme: Rehab and recovery
1535 – 1545
David Blacker
Poly-arginine peptide R18 reduces brain injury and improves functional outcomes in a non-human primate stroke model

1545 – 1555
Mirja Krause
Post-Stroke Administration of Amnion Epithelial Cell-derived Exosomes Improves Outcomes Comparable to the Administration of the Cells
1555 – 1605
Charlotte Ermine
Evolution of brain volume and hippocampal neurogenesis over 12 months after focal ischemia in adult rats
1605 – 1615
Carli Roulston
Modulating inflammation after stroke to support brain rescue and functional recovery: emerging targets include Rho Kinase
1615 – 1625
Angelos Sharobeam
Use of the video head impulse test in the emergency department to exclude stroke in patients with acute vestibular syndrome
1625 – 1635
Dinesh Tripathi
Amla Attenuates Ischemic Injury Through Inhibition of Inflammatory Response by Modulating JAK2/ STAT3/SIRT1 in Rats
1635 – 1645
Lilian Carvalho
Cerebral haemodynamics with changes in head position post-ischaemic stroke: a systematic review
1535 – 1545
Michael O’Sullivan
Microglial Phenotype and in vivo Labelling in Cerebral Small Vessel Disease: an [11C]PBR28 PET Study

1545 – 1555
Zien Zhou
Thrombolysis outcomes in acute ischemic stroke by FLAIR hyperintense arteries
1555 – 1605
Candice Delcourt
Baseline brain imaging signs and outcomes in the ENCHANTED trial
1605 – 1615
Yohanna Kusuma
Influence of ethnicity on neuroimaging and clinical outcomes post stroke
1615 – 1625
Blake Nielsen
Basilar Artery Dolichoectasia and its Components: Risk Factors and Relations to Neuroimaging Markers of Small Vessel Disease
1625 – 1635
Ehsan Esmaili Shandiz
Cost burden of stroke mimic patients and the potential role of MRI
1635 – 1645
Sabah Rehman
Sex Differences in Aneurysmal Subarachnoid Hemorrhage (aSAH): Complications and Outcome
1535 – 1545
Sharon Kramer
Determining the maximum training intensity of cardiorespiratory fitness training for early stroke survivors: a novel dose-escalation trial design

1545 – 1555
Shanthi Ramanathan
Applying an impact assessment framework to a Centre for Research Excellence in Stroke Rehabilitation and Brain Recovery
1555 – 1605
Emily Brogan
Treatment Fidelity in the Very Early Rehabilitation in SpEech (VERSE) RCT- Part One: Active Ingredients in Aphasia Therapy
1605 – 1615
Emily Brogan
Treatment Fidelity in the Very Early Rehabilitation in SpEech (VERSE) RCT- Part Two: Reconceptualising Dosage in Aphasia Therapy
1615 – 1625
Marie-Claire Smith
Can physiotherapists accurately predict recovery of independent walking after stroke?
1625 – 1635
Vivian Fu
Taking Charge After Stroke (TaCAS): implementing an effective rehabilitation strategy in Australasia
1635 – 1645
Michelle Shannon
Using virtual reality to extend knowledge about healthcare design in people with stroke: Exploring single versus multi-patient rooms
1645 – 1800 Welcome Reception (Exhibition Hall)
1645 – 1745 Guided poster tours: Medical theme (Exhibition Hall)
Guides: Bruce Campbell & Carlos Garcia-Esperon
1800 WL Gore & Associates sponsored dinner symposium (Murray Room)
Ross Sharpe
PFO closure: An interventional approach to risk reduction for recurrent stroke. Procedural technique and expectations

Andrew Wong
It’s time to talk about PFO closures: Detection, AF and evidence. Should this now be accepted amongst neurologists?

 

 

Thursday 12 September
0630 – 0730 Fun Run
ROOM Royal Theatre
CHAIRS Christopher Bladin
0900 – 1030 Plenary session 2
0900 – 1000
Richard Aviv
Multimodal CT imaging based selection of patients for acute stroke treatment

1000 – 1030
Kate Mahady
Challenges in clot retrieval
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea (Exhibition Hall)
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatrette Sutherland Theatrette
CHAIRS Darshan Ghia & Rohan Grimley Leonid Churilov & Hannah Johns Monica Badve Bernard Yan & Teddy Wu
Symposium 8
Theme: Frontiers in pre-hospital stroke
Symposium 9
Theme: Systems of care and statistics
Abstract session 5
Theme: Reperfusion and thrombolysis
Symposium 10
Theme: Future directions in stroke
1100 – 1230 1100 – 1115
Skye Coote
Stroke nurse experience on the MSU

1115 – 1130
Stephen Davis
Future of Mobile Stroke Units in Australia
1130 – 1145
Henry Zhao
Operational impact on reperfusion therapy
1145 – 1200
Joosup Kim
Preliminary economic evaluation of the Melbourne Mobile Stroke Unit
1200 – 1215
Geoffrey Donnan AO
Air ambulance in acute stroke

1215 – 1230
Questions
1100 – 1130
Lee Schwamm
Reimagining Stroke System of Care in the Era of Mobile Stroke Units and Thrombectomy

1130 – 1230
Discussion – statistical
Modified Rankin Scale as an Outcome Measurement Tool: the Frequently Non-Asked Questions about Validity and Analysis
Venesha Rethnam
1100 – 1110
Michael Valente
“Code stroke” in the 24-hour time window from stroke onset: burden on hospital resources

1110 – 1120
Sarah Kuhle
Taking the treatment to the patient: Are we underestimating resource savings associated with developing more appropriate Queensland ECR centre locations?
1120 – 1130
Leon Edwards
Endovascular thrombectomy for acute basilar artery occlusion in an Australian cohort
1130 – 1140
Anna Ranta
Idarucizumab use in stroke thrombolysis: the New Zealand experience
1140 – 1150
Wenwen Zhang
Implementing acute blood pressure lowering in intracerebral haemorrhage: Experience from a single comprehensive stroke centre
1150 – 1200
Anna Ranta
Impact of pre-hospital notification on hyper-acute stroke team call volumes
1200 – 1210
Christopher Bladin
Streamlining multidisciplinary communication to improve delivery of time critical care for acute stroke: final results with the pulsara(tm) smartphone app
1210 – 1220
Anna Ranta
Impact of the New Zealand Public Awareness Stroke FAST Campaigns
1220 – 1230
Camilla Jozwik
Systematic review of Alteplase vs Tenecteplase in ischaemic stroke
1100 – 1115
Bruce Campbell
Stroke Guidelines

1115 – 1130
Henry Ma
EXTEND-IV
1130 – 1145
Thanh Phan
ECR computer model
1145 – 1200
Chris Levi
TACTICS – implementation research supporting the delivery of reperfusion therapy in acute ischaemic stroke

1200 – 1230
Roundtable discussion
1230 – 1400 Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
ROOM Nicholls Theatrette
CHAIRS Emily Brogan & Nawaf Yassi
1230 – 1355 Emerging stroke clinician scientist meeting
Chairs: Kate Hayward & Nawaf Yassi
Maree Hackett
5 biggest pieces of advice about research you would give to the younger you

Nawaf Yassi
Balancing work and family
Seana Gall
Transitioning from trainee to independent researcher
Stephen Davis
Building sustainability in a research career
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatrette Sutherland Theatrette
CHAIRS Kirsten Coupland & Renee Turner John Fink Elizabeth Pepper & Vincent Thijs Brett Jones & Simeon Dale
Symposium 11
Theme: Basic science
Symposium 12
Theme: Telehealth
Symposium 13
Theme: Young stroke, from acute to recovery: Lessons to be learned from stroke in the young (for stroke at any age)
Symposium 14
Theme: ASNEN – Acute Stroke Nursing Reaching new Frontiers!
1400 – 1530 1400 – 1420
Michelle Rank
The changes in neuronal signalling that accompany spontaneous recovery after stroke.

1420 – 1440
Connie Wong
Host response to stroke: a focus on the effect of inflammaging on the gut
1440 – 1500
Marcus Stoodley
Vascular targeting for brain AVMs: using radiation to create endothelial surface targets for prothrombotic therapy
1500 – 1520
Christopher Sobey
Amnion cell therapy for acute stroke
1520 – 1530
Questions
1400 – 1420
Lee Schwamm
The Communicable Nature of Non-Communicable Diseases: Telehealth as Antidote?

1420 – 1440
Chris Bladin
Telestroke in the endovascular era
1440 – 1455
Anna Ranta
NZ Telestroke: exploring new frontiers
1455 – 1510
Andrew Wesseldine
Tele-stroke in Western Australia – how to approach such a BIG challenge
1510 – 1525
Carlos Garcia Esperon
NSW: multimodal computed tomography in telestroke: Six-year experience?
1525 – 1530
Questions
Consumer presenter talk about their own experience to inspire everyone in their work with young stroke patients.

1410 – 1430
Mark Mackay
Common causes of stroke in the young
1430 – 1450
Julie Bernhardt
Unmet needs in stroke survivors
An evidence-based approach to investigating young stroke – case study discussion
1400 – 1430
Heather Thom
New kids on the block – the advent of the INR nurse role

1430 – 1500
Sheila Jala
Care considerations post ECR
1500 – 1530
Brett Jones
Code Stroke 2.0 – Bringing the stroke unit to the patient
1530 – 1600 Afternoon Tea (Exhibition Hall)
1535 – 1630 Guided poster tours: Nursing & Allied Health theme (Exhibition Hall)
Guides: Miranda Rose & Sandra Bauer
1545 – 1615 Emerging Stroke Clinician and Scientist Special Interest Group of SSA AGM (Nicholls Theatrette)
1630 – 1730 SSA AGM (Sutherland Theatrette)
1900 – late Gala Dinner (Parliament House)

 

Friday 13 September
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatrette
CHAIRS Carlos Garcia-Esperon Elizabeth Lynch & Nadine Andrew Natalie Fini & Marie-Claire Smith
0800 – 0850 Abstract session 6
Theme: Telestroke
0800 – 0900
Abstract session 7
Theme: Secondary prevention + rehab and recovery
Abstract session 8
Theme: Nursing and Allied health
0800 – 0810
Aaron Jin

A South Australian whole-of-state telestroke service increases rural population reperfusion therapy rates and decreases unnecessary metropolitan transfers

0810 – 0820
Michael Waters

Pre-retrieval tenecteplase for large vessel occlusion stroke in a rural setting: real world experience
0820 – 0830
Khaled Alanati

The benefits of a clinical triage tool in acute stroke
0830 – 0840
Shyam Gangadharan

Analysis of transfer metrics for endovascular clot retrieval in a telestroke network of regional Australia
0840 – 0850
Carlos Garcia-Esperon
Implementation of a telehealth clinic to enable people living in regional NSW access to stroke specialists for follow-up appointments
0800 – 0810
Stanley Hung

Intervention Fidelity Monitoring for the Post Ischaemic Stroke Cardiovascular Exercise Study (PISCES)

0810 – 0820
Ruby Lipson-Smith

Design of Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities for Stroke Care: Results from the ENVIRONS Study (ENVironments for Inpatient RehabilitatiON of Stroke patients)
0820 – 0830
Julie Bernhardt

Consensus building at the Second International Stroke Recovery and Rehabilitation Roundtable
0830 – 0840
Xia Wang

Sex differences in disease profiles, management, and outcomes among people with atrial fibrillation after ischemic stroke: systematic review and meta-analysis
0840 – 0850
Kelvin Hill

Is acute stroke care improving in Australian hospitals: A 10-year summary
0850 – 0900
Monique Kilkenny

One-year adherence to secondary prevention medications after stroke: linked data from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry and Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme
0800 – 0810
Natalie Fini

Adherence to physical activity and cardiovascular risk recommendations decreases over the two years following stroke rehabilitation discharge

0810 – 0820
Brett Jones

Acute Stroke Nurses improve Code Stroke activation and ED processes of care: Results of the Code Stroke 2.0 Feasibility Study
0820 – 0830
Natalie Fini

Higher physical activity is associated with higher HDL cholesterol and lower BMI two years following discharge from stroke rehabilitation
0830 – 0840
Danny Kinsella

Does a CALD Background Influence Arrival to Emergency Departments for Stroke Care?
0840 – 0850
Leanne Galea

Impact of nutrition interventions on nutritional status, functional outcomes, and mortality in adults hospitalised post stroke: a systematic literature review
ROOM Royal Theatre
CHAIRS Stephen Davis & Helen Dewey
0900 – 1030 Plenary session 3
0900 – 0945
Lee Schwamm
From Randomized Trials to Clinical Registries: Translating evidence into practice improvement

0945 – 1030
Pamela Duncan
Comprehensive Stroke Care: Is it time for a paradigm shift?
1030 – 1100 Morning Tea (Exhibition Hall)
ROOM Royal Theatre Menzies Theatrette Nicholls Theatrette
CHAIRS Maree Hackett & Amy Brodtmann Henry Ma & Vincent Thijs Monique Kilkenny & Niru Mahendran
Symposium 15
Theme: Stroke and Cognition
Symposium 16
Theme: ASTN quick fire session
Abstract session 9
Rehab and recovery
1100 – 1230 1100 – 1110
Nawaf Yassi
Overview and introduction

1110 – 1125
Andrew Clarkson
What can animal models tell us?
1125 – 1140
Amy Brodtman
Imaging vascular neurodegeneration
1140 – 1155
Emilio Werden
Screening, Diagnosis and Trajectories
1155 – 1215
Christian Lueck
Disorders of higher visual processing in stroke
1215 – 1230
Discussion
1100 – 1105
Vincent Thijs & Henry Ma
Overview and introduction

1105 – 1110
Miranda Rose
COMPARE
1110 – 1115
Christopher Bladin
TEXAIS
1115 – 1120
Julie Bernhardt
AVERT DOSE
1120 – 1125
Ruth Freed
TRIDENT
1125 – 1130
Timothy Kleinig
EVACUATE
1130 – 1135
Vincent Thijs
PESTO
1135 – 1140
Bruce Campbell
CHARM
1140 – 1145
Bruce Campbell
STOP-MSU
1145 – 1150
Phillip Choi
TEMPO-2
1150 – 1155
Dominique Cadilhac
RECAPS
1155 – 1200
Bernard Yan
DIRECT-SAFE
1200 – 1205
Graeme Hankey
AXIOMATIC
1205 – 1230
Question / Comments
1100 – 1110
Nadine Andrew

Uptake of enhanced primary care items in the long-term management of survivors of stroke: A data linkage study

1110 – 1120
Daina Field

A profile of adult patients with stroke and risk of death up to 90 days after very early mobilisation
1120 – 1130
Nadine Andrew

Progressing national stroke data linkage: feasibility and quality of linkages between stroke registry data and Medicare and Pharmaceutical claims data

1130 – 1140
Dawn Simpson

Change in sitting and activity behaviours after stroke rehabilitation: the first 3-months at home
1140 – 1150
Katherine Sewell

Exploring the trajectory of depressive symptoms within the first year post-stroke in an Australian stroke cohort
1150 – 1200
Elizabeth Lynch

Is access to inpatient rehabilitation after stroke associated with better long-term outcomes? Evidence from the Australian Stroke Clinical Registry 2010-2013
1200 – 1210
Paul Mackie

Interrupting prolonged sitting with frequent bouts of physical activity or standing on first or recurrent stroke risk factors: Scoping review
1210 – 1220
Emily Ramage

Complex intervention design in stroke: using a knowledge translation approach that involves stakeholders in co-design to reduce secondary stroke risk
1220 – 1230
Dawn Simpson

Sitting time and patterns of activity in post-stroke rehabilitation: week versus weekend activity
1230 – 1330 Lunch (Exhibition Hall)
ROOM Royal Theatre
CHAIRS Christian Lueck
1330 – 1345 Warlow Prize Winner
Platelet receptor glycoprotein VI in ischaemic stroke: a novel antithrobotic target?
Isuru Induruwa
CHAIRS Lee Schwamm
1345 – 1445 Case-based debates: Controversies theme
1345 – 1405
Do we treat LVO patients with pre-morbid mRS of 3 and above?
Tudor Jovin (For) vs Peter Mitchell (Against)

1405 – 1425
Does AF cause embolic stroke or is it just an innocent bystander?
Timothy Kleinig (For) vs Prof Walter Abhayratna (Against)
1425 – 1445
Does therapy improve recovery of function after stroke or is it all spontaneous?
Pamela Duncan (For) vs Catherine Dean (Against)
1445 – 1455 Stretch Break
CHAIRS Mark Parsons & Helen Dewey
1455 – 1540 x3 best abstracts presentations
1455 – 1510
Natasha Lannin
Randomised clinical trial evaluating motor training in stroke patients with spasticity treated with botulinum toxin: findings of the intense trial

1510 – 1525
Christopher Bladin
and Dominique Cadilhac
The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine (VST) service: Results from the first 5000 consultations
1525 – 1540
Lena Oestreich
Towards the Development of Neuroimaging Biomarkers for Post-Stroke Depression
1540 – 1545 BI Innovation Grant announcement
1545 – 1605 Conference close plus conference awards and prizes